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Table 1 Environmental prescription ranges for winter burning and fall burning at BFRS

From: Opportunities for winter prescribed burning in mixed conifer plantations of the Sierra Nevada

  Winter Fall
Parameter Low High Low High
Relative humidity (%) 45 18 65 23
6.1 m height wind speed (km h−1) 8 24 8 16
Mid-flame wind speed (km h−1) 2.4 9.7 2.4 4.8
Temperature (°C) 3 27 3 27
1-h fuel moisture (%) 13 3 13 5
10-h fuel moisture (%) 12 5 14 5.5